The Adoration of Self-Sacrifice, oil and bitumen on canvas, 70x50x4cm, 2020

Delpha Hudson is a painter based in Cornwall. Her resonant painting practice comes through her passion to represent often invisible lives of women and carers. It is also inspired by her inter-disciplinary practice which spans 20 years and includes performance, film and installation.

She has had work commissioned for Tate St Ives, Newlyn & Exchange Gallery and galleries around the country as well as curated Arts Council funded exhibitions with art collectives including Art Surgery and Salon de Textes.

Paintings have been shown and sold all around the UK in unusual spaces as well as galleries. You can view her work on

This site features her performance and publication project Theatre of the Self which explores writing and representing the self in flux in order to support good mental health. Some of her interdisciplinary and multi-media projects including curation, performance & film are also archived here.